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Toby Keith to hold rare Saudi gig during Trump visit

Trump has backed away from a decades-old USA commitment to a sovereign Palestinian state, but held a warm meeting at the White House with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. The kingdom's control of the holy sites has been criticized by Muslims around the world. Trump will have an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican.



New York Times drops another anonymously-sourced bomb on Trump

On Monday, Trump reportedly relayed highly classified information from a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria during his meeting with senior Russian officials in the Oval Office last week. Russian Federation is fine, but whether it is Russian Federation or anybody else, my total priority, believe me, is the United States of America", Trump added.



Two frontrunners in race to succeed Enda Kenny

RICHARD Bruton and Frances Fitzgerald have ruled themselves out of the Fine Gael leadership race. Leadership hopeful Varadkar, now Minister for Social Protection, visited Donegal last week. "Ireland is the fastest growing economy in Europe, the budget is nearly balanced and we are on the cusp of full employment". "I don't think that a family living in a hotel room this evening is looking for a Taoiseach (prime minister) with an X-factor", Coveney told reporters at his campaign launch, ...



Republican overseeing House probe will leave Congress June 30

Jason Chaffetz is expected to announce his plans soon to leave Congress before the end of his term, even as he has placed himself in the middle of the ongoing investigations of President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James B.



The four men vying for Iran's presidency

Many Iranians feel a 2015 agreement he championed with major powers to lift sanctions in return for curbing Iran's nuclear program has failed to produce the jobs, growth and foreign investment he said would follow. Taking Mr. Rouhani's popular recognition into account, one can state that the possibility of his re-election sounds very beneficial for Iran in order to establish more legitimate channels with global powers and to set up friendly ties with countries in the region.